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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Secretary of State Ruth Johnson is urging Michigan citizens to vote in today’s primary election. The state’s chief election officer says currently 7,334,233 residents are registered to vote. This compares to the 2008 primary election, in which there were 7,243,261 registered voters. Voters are reminded that because […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Upper Michigan soldier is among four Michigan soldiers injured during combat operations in Afghanistan. The Michigan National Guard says in addition to the four Michigan soldiers injured in combat, a downstate soldier was killed.  The injured U.P. soldier was 26–year old Specialist Steven Nelson of Dollar […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette County man will stand trial for a Fourth of July hit and run traffic accident that killed a Marquette woman and seriously injured her husband. 30-year old Luke Huotari of Gwinn waived his preliminary examination yesterday on two counts of knowingly leaving the scene of […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A popular camping area in the Eastern U.P. has been re-opened by the D-N-R. The Mouth of the Two Hearted River State Forest Campground # 2 in  Luce County had previously closed due to damage caused by the Duck Lake Fire in May. D-N-R Forest Resources Division […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Forsyth Township Police report the arrest of one person following an early-morning break-in at Sawyer. The break-in was called in from a residence at the former Air Force base around 3:30 am.  Officers responding to the scene were able to locate and arrest the suspect, who was […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette County man charged in a July Fourth hit-and-run accident in Marquette that claimed the life of one person and severely injured another appeared in District Court this morning. 30-year-old Luke Eugene Huotari of Gwinn, who is charged with two counts of knowingly leaving the scene […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan motorists are paying almost 39 cents more for gas this week, the fifth straight week of increases. ‘Triple A Michigan’ reports the current statewide average is just over three-dollars-99-cents per gallon, although motorists will find gas prices at well over $4.00 in many areas. The statewide […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio) – Delta County authorities are continuing to search for the suspect in an armed robbery that happened Friday night. Deputies responded to an armed robbery in progress just after 10 p.m. at the Grain ‘N’ Grape Store in Wells.  Deputies say the store clerk said the suspect entered the […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio) – The search is continuing in Gogebic County for a missing elderly woman. 79-year-old Ethel Peters of 302 W.Iron Street in Bessemer was reported missing by family on Saturday night.  She is described as a white female, 5 feet, 4 inches tall with hazel eyes and medium length gray […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio) – Ishpeming City Police responded to a weekend traffic accident at the intersection of US-41 and Lakeshore Drive. The accident happened Saturday around 12:30 p.m. when a westbound pick up truck on US-41 ran a red light and collided with a southbound car traveling on Lakeshore. No injuries were […]

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